Page last updated: 6:32AM Thursday April 17, 2014
Rain. Severe gale easterlies, gusts 120 km/h.
Showers. Northeasterlies turn northwest.
Periods of rain. Northwesterlies strengthening.
*STORM WARNING IN FORCE* Northeast 40 knots, rising to 50 knots this morning, then easing to 30 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming high for a time. Northwest swell rising to 3 metres. Southwest swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in heavy and thundery rain, easing to scattered showers this afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 25 knots with rough sea,becoming Saturday northwest 10 knots, then rising Sunday to 20 knots. Moderate northerly swell easing Saturday. Southwest swell becoming moderate Sunday.
*STORM WARNING IN FORCE* West of Hawera to Cape Farewell: Southeast 60 knots, becoming northeast 35 knots this evening. Elsewhere: Southeast rising to 45 knots this morning, then easing to easterly 30 knots this evening. Very high sea in the west, easing. Northwest swell rising to 3 metres. Southeast swell 3 metres developing. Southwest swell in the west, 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain, heavy and possibly thundery.
Outlook following 3 days: Easterly 35 knots with very rough sea, becoming Friday northeast 20 knots, then Saturday northwest 10 knots, rising Sunday 20 knots. Heavy southeast swell easing Friday. Moderate northwest swell easing Friday.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||16 Apr||22:54||3.4 m|
|L||17 Apr||05:11||0.3 m|
|H||17 Apr||11:16||3.5 m|
|L||17 Apr||17:31||0.4 m|
|H||17 Apr||23:36||3.4 m|
|L||18 Apr||05:53||0.4 m|